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Immunologist O’Neill called night sweats a symptom of the BA.5 coronavirus omicron variant

Immunologist O’Neill called night sweats a symptom of the BA.5 coronavirus omicron variant

Professor-immunologist, teacher of biochemistry Luke O’Neill called a new symptom of a variant of the omicron-strain of coronavirus infection

“An additional symptom for BA.5 is night sweats. It can be so strong that both pajamas and bedding get wet, ”he said.


According to him, this symptom can manifest itself in both adults and children. He clarified that this is not related to the elevated temperature.

“A new symptom is the result of a new virus encountering the immune system. As a result, you have new variants of the disease,” he said.

Earlier, the Director General of the World qHealth Organization, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, said that the number of coronavirus infections in the world has increased dramatically. According to him, over the past two weeks, the incidence of COVID-19 has increased by almost 30 percent. He noted that this is due to the spread of existing subspecies of the omicron strain of coronavirus infection.